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  • September 13, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high, rising 1.4 percent in July from June, after a one month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The July 2017 index level (128.2) was 35.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • August 24, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $99.8 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in June 2017 compared to June 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
  • August 17, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.8 percent more workers in June 2017 than in June 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.  June was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (427,818) since July 2005 (428,091) and was the 44th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines’ FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year. 
  • August 10, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that passenger enplanements on all U.S. scheduled airlines reached a new seasonally adjusted all-time high of 70.9 million in May, rising 0.7 percent from April for the third consecutive monthly increase.
  • August 9, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.8 percent in June from May. The seasonally adjusted index fell after reaching an all-time high in May, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The June 2017 index level (126.2) was 33.3 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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